HBN Always There

Always there

HBN is a leading firm with full service representation and a strong focus on the Dutch Caribbean and Suriname. We  aim to offer unparalleled legal and tax services for ambitious clients. Today. Tomorrow. Together.

Stan Putter has joined the partner group of HBN Law & Tax .

Attorney Stan Putter has joined the partner group of HBN Law & Tax (global). Stan runs a high-end litigation and arbitration practice and is well known in the international arbitration world. Among other things, Stan is the Chairman of the Dutch Arbitration Association and regularly acts as an attorney and arbitrator in international arbitrations for various arbitration institutions and in arbitration-related proceedings. Stan’s experience and expertise boost our litigation and arbitration activities from our Dutch office in The Hague and strengthen the leading position of our litigation practice in the Dutch Caribbean.

Stan on his joining:
I very much appreciate that my recent association with HBN Law & Tax has led to joining the firm as a partner. I look forward to helping HBN Law & Tax’s litigation group to further expand its prominent litigation practice in the Dutch Caribbean, as well as in the Netherlands.”

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From Amsterdam to The Hague

HBN Law & Tax is relocating within the Netherlands. From now on, HBN Law & Tax will have its local office in The Hague. You will find us in the beautifully renovated VNO-NCW building above the A12 – just a stone’s throw away from the Central Station.

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Just like the competition.

For many years (by succession) the Foundation Publications HBN Law & Tax has published the widely used tax law volumes for the Dutch Caribbean region. A must have for tax lawyers, accountants and other financial and legal professionals doing business in the Dutch Caribbean.

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How we deliver
upon our promise

A continuous changing landscape requires us to be on top of our game – each and every day. To succeed, we commit to uphold a workplace that drives happiness; and thus quality.

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How can we help?

HBN has been around for more than 80 years in the Dutch Caribbean. Throughout the decades we built up an extensive and proven track record in litigation, transactions and strategic advice.

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HBN People

Jan Pas

Managing Partner, Attorney
Den Haag

Wendell Meriaan

Partner, Board Member, Head of Tax Department

Marcha Woudstra

Partner, Board Member, Attorney

Meet our Executive Board and don’t hesitate to contact either of them directly. Know that our team consists of more than 50 professionals. Looking for anyone specific?

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Preserving constant quality is the puzzle of motivation. At HBN Law & Tax we believe it is paramount to uphold a working environment that drives ambition. You can and will achieve great things if you enjoy working together as a team that includes the client.


You get what you give

The Dutch Caribbean is home to HBN. Throughout the years, our beautiful region has provided us with ample opportunities – allowing us to grow and flourish. Whenever possible we like to return the favour by extending our services or donating to various causes.

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HBN Always There

In for a quick overview of our expertise and services? Our brochure will help out.

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